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Two Oil Paintings of French Soldiers

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1078
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Two Oil Paintings of French Soldiers, c. late 19th to early 20th century, a drummer in red trousers and a kepi, with a blue coat, and a knapsack, and an officer in red trousers and a kepi, with blue coat, a sword in one hand, and a flag in the other, ht. 22, wd. 18 in.
Estimate $300-500

Some repairs on the back of the canvas, no frames.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

19th-century fashion, Caps, Hats, Headgear, Kepi, Military uniforms, Trousers, Uniform of the Union Army